Ossining, NY Tree Inventory

Ossining, NY—May, 2018—In an effort to increase the sustainability and beauty of its public spaces, and improve its air quality, the Town of Ossining, New York recently undertook an assessment of its trees in four key locations. In early 2017, Ossining contacted SavATree—a leading provider of tree, shrub, and lawn care—seeking technical assistance in applying…

Tree Preservation at Hartford’s Bushnell Park

On Tuesday, April 10 Bruce Powell, an Arborist from SavATree’s Bloomfield, CT branch was a panelist at the New England Chapter-ISA Workshop on Maintenance & Preservation of Mature Trees at Bushnell Park. Joining Bruce on the panel were Hartford City Forester, Heather Dionne, Connecticut Urban Forestry Coordinator, Chris Donnelly and Dr. Richard Cowles. The event…

Storm Chasing

The seemingly non-stop succession of nor’easters hitting the east coast during March, 2018 has resulted in catastrophic damage from high winds and downed trees. With four storms in less than three weeks, thousands of residents along the eastern coastline have been left reeling with no power and no relief in sight. In the wake of…

Salt Accumulation

Salt accumulation can have serious consequences for your landscape.  This photograph taken on a Greenwich, CT property is a perfect example of the damage that can be inflicted by repeated winter salt accumulation in the soils of landscape plantings. This row of White Pine (Pinus strobus) in our clients back yard is planted directly against…

Dormant Season Pruning

The Dormant Season is Almost Over! Now is the time to have your trees inspected and pruned.  As we emerge from the dormant season things will change quickly. Before you know it, your landscape will be bursting with new growth! Not surprisingly, many people pay less attention to their trees and landscape at the end…

Landscapers Share Their Favorite Plants

My Favorite Tree Northeast / Mid-Atlantic / Midwest Gingko Biloba (Maidenhair tree) Believe it or not, the Gingko Biloba is actually a living fossil and can live as long as 3000 years! Its column-like, pyramidal structure; unique, fan shaped leaves; and burst of yellow color in the fall make it an appealing addition to the…

Client Spotlight: Colorado College

Client Spotlight: Colorado College Trees have featured prominently in the campus history of Colorado College. Built on an exposed, treeless, semi-arid plain, the first tree planting initiative on campus was completed in 1876, with fifty cent donations from townsfolk. In 1904, General Palmer, founder of Colorado Springs, shipped the striking European Lindens from England that…